Holiday Shopping

News and Articles About Holiday Shopping

How Retailers Like Apple Mess With Our Senses to Boost Sales (Infographic)
Infographics

How Retailers Like Apple Mess With Our Senses to Boost Sales (Infographic)

Retailers are tricky. When they play to our senses, they smell money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
If Your Holiday Campaign Failed, Start Working on Next Year Right Now
Marketing Strategies

If Your Holiday Campaign Failed, Start Working on Next Year Right Now

Holiday shopping is an annual event but marketers need to plan for it throughout the year.
Andy Lombard
Holiday Returns Scammers to Cost Retailers Billions
Holiday Shopping

Holiday Returns Scammers to Cost Retailers Billions

An industry group's survey estimates scammers making returns will cost retailers $3.6 billion this holiday season.
Phil Wahba
10 Funny and Heartwarming Quotes to Help You Survive the Holidays
Holidays

10 Funny and Heartwarming Quotes to Help You Survive the Holidays

Baked fresh from us to you: A festive batch of wise and witty words to cling to, all season long. Happy holidays.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process
Business Mistakes

Holiday Pro Tip: Don't Screw Up Your Online Layaway Process

Kmart inadvertently canceled online layaway orders for customers and is scrambling to fix the issue.
Carly Okyle
8 Great Gadget Gifts for Entrepreneurs
Gifts

8 Great Gadget Gifts for Entrepreneurs

Looking for a gift your entrepreneur will love this holiday season? We have you covered.
Leverage the Holiday Season's Home Stretch
Holiday Shopping

Leverage the Holiday Season's Home Stretch

Extend promotions, build long-term relationships and be last-minute shopper-friendly. Building customer rapport is a year-round matter.
Mike Canarelli
Mensch on a Bench: How This Toy Went from Kickstarter to 'Shark Tank' in Two Years
Shark Tank

Mensch on a Bench: How This Toy Went from Kickstarter to 'Shark Tank' in Two Years

Inspired by his son's 'elf envy,' the Mensch on a Bench creator Neal Hoffman is taking the toy landscape by storm – and is hoping to do the same with the 'sharks.'
Nina Zipkin
3 Influencer Marketing Secrets to Steal in 2015
Content Marketing

3 Influencer Marketing Secrets to Steal in 2015

Traditional and digital media are no longer enough to ensure that consumers know about your company's brand.
Jack Holt
It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas
Holiday Shopping

It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas

The retailer is set to run a shopping marathon leading up to the holidays. And it isn't the only one.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Fit Holiday Shopping Into Your Hectic Schedule
Holiday Shopping

4 Ways to Fit Holiday Shopping Into Your Hectic Schedule

There are better ways to find the right gift, at a desirable price, than wander up and down the aisles.
Larry Alton
Holiday Shopping for an Entrepreneur? Follow These Do's and Don'ts
Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping for an Entrepreneur? Follow These Do's and Don'ts

Don't waste your money or effort on gifts that will only frustrate your entrepreneur.
Dorie Clark
Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift
Holiday Shopping

Pop-Up Shops Prep for Winter Sales Lift

It's that time of year (again).
Kate Rogers
How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Retail Businesses

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel